News for 2015

  • Bolton School Medical Scholars complete first term at University

    The three Dr Edith Forsyth Scholars, Katie Nightingale, Than Dar and Alliyah Ghanchi have completed their first term studying...

  • Bolton School Medical Scholars complete first term at University

    The three Dr Edith Forsyth Scholars, Katie Nightingale, Than Dar and Alliyah Ghanchi have completed their first term studying...

  • Santa Swaps Sleigh for Vintage Bus on Beech House Visit

    Father Christmas swapped his usual sleigh and reindeer for a 1950s bus when he visited children at Beech House on the last day of...

  • Popular Head Receives Puppy as Retirement Gift

    Retiring Head Mrs Ruth Brierley proved so popular that the money collected by the Parents’ Association, staff and pupils was...

  • Year 7s Drop Off Cash for Kids Donation

    Year 7 pupils Marianne Garcia-Cox and Ani Sastry travelled to the Key 103 warehouse with Miss Marrs and Ms Noot to drop off the...

  • Boys Show Gymnastics Grace Under Pressure

    The whole of Year 7 gathered in the Boys’ Division Gym to spectate on this year’s Gymnastics Floor Exercises Final. Eight boys...

  • Boys' Joyous Christmas Celebration

    Festive fervour was well and truly delivered to the Great Hall at Bolton School Boys’ Division as hundreds of boys, across all...

  • Taekwon-do Bronze for Beth

    Year 12 pupil Bethany Hodkinson has won a Bronze medal at the Junior AETF Taekwon-do European Championships. Beth sparred for...

  • Reception Meet Santa’s Reindeer

    The Reception children went on a very special trip to meet Santa’s Reindeer at Cheshire Reindeer Lodge. It was a really magical...

  • Students Add to Hospice's Tree of Life

    Students from Bolton School Boys’ Division, along with Head of Year 12 Miss Tunstall, recently visited Bolton Hospice to place...

  • Multicultural Ceremony of Carols Heralds Christmas

    With ten languages included in the programme, this year’s Ceremony of Carols truly was a multicultural experience. Current pupils...

  • An Inspector Calls at Prefects’ Panto

    The annual Prefects’ Panto is an indispensable part of Christmas in the Girls’ Division, with the Prefects caricaturing key...

  • School Rises to Fizzy Crisp-Mas Hamper Challenge

    Year 12 students at Bolton School have been working hard to raise money for and collect 9,600 bags of crisps or cans of pop to...

  • School Rises to Fizzy Crisp-Mas Hamper Challenge

    Year 12 students at Bolton School have been working hard to raise money for and collect 9,600 bags of crisps or cans of pop to...

  • Multicultural Ceremony of Carols Heralds Christmas

    With ten languages included in the programme, this year’s Ceremony of Carols truly was a multicultural experience. Current pupils...

  • Pupils and Staff Borrow a Book for Christmas

    GCSE and A level students as well as teaching staff have taken part in Bolton School Library’s Borrow a Book for Christmas...

  • Pupils and Staff Borrow a Book for Christmas

    GCSE and A level students as well as teaching staff have taken part in Bolton School Library’s Borrow a Book for Christmas...

  • Lancashire Lacrosse Girls

    Fourteen girls from Years 8, 9 and 10 at Bolton School Girls’ Division have been chosen for the Lancashire U15 lacrosse...

  • Toy Trolley Dash Aids Cash for Kids

    Girls in Year 7 spent their lunchtime dashing around Toys R Us to purchase presents for disadvantaged children and young people...

  • Silver Medal for Para-Swimmer

    After achieving national qualifying times for 100m breaststroke, 100m backstroke, 100m freestyle and 50m freestyle, Emily Manock,...

  • Girls Don Christmas Jumpers for Charity

    Girls’ Division pupils celebrated Christmas Jumper Day and came to School dressed in their best festive gear. Girls were invited...

  • Nativity Entertains Church Luncheon Club

    Year 2 pupils entertained the Luncheon club at Christ Church in Heaton with a special performance of their Nativity. The club is...

  • Pop Culture Comedy for Christmas Post

    The annual Year 10 Christmas Post assembly is certainly one of the pupils’ highlights of the festive season, and this year was no...

  • Festive Cheer on Christmas Jumper Day

    Boys in the Sixth Form at Bolton School donned Christmas Jumpers to raise money for charity. Each of the boys gave a donation of...

  • Girls Don Christmas Jumpers for Charity

    Girls’ Division pupils celebrated Christmas Jumper Day and came to School dressed in their best festive gear. Girls were invited...

  • Children Bring Nativity to Life

    As the Christmas holidays draw near, children at Beech House have been welcoming their families to the hall to watch their...

  • Boys' Brass Band Performs Christmas Favourites

    Children at Beech House enjoyed a festive concert by the Boys’ Division Brass Ensemble who entertained them with lots of...

  • Carol Song Fills the Night

    Bolton School Junior Boys’ Carol Service, held in the Senior School Great Hall, proved a joyous occasion as 200 boys aged 7 to 11...

  • God and the Big Bang Conference

    Pupils in Year 10 and above were entertained and fascinated at the ‘God and the Big Bang’ conference, held at Bolton School. The...

  • God and the Big Bang Conference

    Pupils in Year 10 and above were entertained and fascinated at the ‘God and the Big Bang’ conference, held at Bolton School. The...

  • Cub Harry’s Unprecedented Achievement

    Bolton School Junior Boys’ School hosted a special Cub Scout assembly for both boys and girls to celebrate the very unusual...

  • Chinese Visitors at Bolton School for Stamp Design Awards

    Bolton School was delighted to welcome some very important Chinese visitors to the Boys’ Division, where they attended a ceremony...

  • Chinese Visitors at Bolton School for Stamp Design Awards

    Bolton School was delighted to welcome some very important Chinese visitors to the Boys’ Division, where they attended a ceremony...

  • Witnesses Tell The Christmas Story

    The Junior Girls filled the Girls’ Division Senior School Great Hall with wonderful music as they put on their Christmas show,...

  • Sixth Formers Pinpoint KPMG Enterprise Trophy

    In a competition which saw more than 230 Year 12 girls and boys from Bolton School split into 29 mixed groups, six very...

  • Sixth Formers Pinpoint KPMG Enterprise Trophy

    In a competition which saw more than 230 Year 12 girls and boys from Bolton School split into 29 mixed groups, six very...

  • Headmaster’s Blog Critiques Prevent Strategy

    A blog on the Sunday Times’ website by Bolton School Boys’ Division Headmaster Philip Britton has urged schools to move beyond...

  • Bolton School to Host ESB Teacher Training Event

    On 3 February 2016, Bolton School will host a Teacher Training event for Speaking and Listening, run by English Speaking Board...

  • Bolton School to Host ESB Teacher Training Event

    On 3 February 2016, Bolton School will host a Teacher Training event for Speaking and Listening, run by English Speaking Board...

  • Astrophysicist Inspires the Next Generation

    Old Girl Dr Sarah Hutton who is now Ogden Science Officer at University College London returned to Bolton School to help inspire...

  • Choir Performs at Bolton Parish Church

    The Junior Boys’ Choir provided Christmas cheer to the townsfolk of Bolton on Saturday evening as they performed with the...

  • Toy Mountain Donated to Bolton Lions

    Families at Beech House have been showing their generosity of spirit this Christmas by donating a ‘Toy Mountain’ to Bolton Lions....

  • Toby Wins U14s Golf Trophy

    Nine-year-old Toby in Year 5 has been named Bolton Golf Club’s Under 14 Champion! He beat off competition from the whole of the...

  • Decking the Halls

    The Junior Boys spent their House Morning trimming the whole of Park Road with hand-made decorations. The boys came into School...

  • School Hosts RSC’s Flash Bang Show

    Over 900 pupils from eighteen different schools from across the North-West, including schools from Bradford, Lancaster,...

  • School Hosts RSC’s Flash Bang Show

    Over 900 pupils from eighteen different schools from across the North-West, including schools from Bradford, Lancaster,...

  • ‘The Best of Both Worlds’ Centenary Book Launch

    Alumni, current and former staff, Governors and guests gathered in the Leverhulme Suite of the Riley Sixth Form Centre for the...

  • ‘The Best of Both Worlds’ Centenary Book Launch

    Alumni, current and former staff, Governors and guests gathered in the Leverhulme Suite of the Riley Sixth Form Centre for the...

  • ‘The Best of Both Worlds’ Centenary Book Launch

    Alumni, current and former staff, Governors and guests gathered in the Leverhulme Suite of the Riley Sixth Form Centre for the...

  • ‘The Best of Both Worlds’ Centenary Book Launch

    Alumni, current and former staff, Governors and guests gathered in the Leverhulme Suite of the Riley Sixth Form Centre for the...

  • ‘The Best of Both Worlds’ Centenary Book Launch

    Alumni, current and former staff, Governors and guests gathered in the Leverhulme Suite of the Riley Sixth Form Centre for the...

  • ‘The Best of Both Worlds’ Centenary Book Launch

    Alumni, current and former staff, Governors and guests gathered in the Leverhulme Suite of the Riley Sixth Form Centre for the...

  • ‘The Best of Both Worlds’ Centenary Book Launch

    Alumni, current and former staff, Governors and guests gathered in the Leverhulme Suite of the Riley Sixth Form Centre for the...

  • Exploring the Dark

    Children at Beech House have been exploring various different aspects of ‘the dark’ in School. Year 1 pupils asked the question,...

  • Paul Selected For National ISFA U16 Team

    Year 11 pupil Paul Foster has been selected for the Independent Schools’ Football Association (ISFA) U16 National Team. He was...

  • U13s in Quarter Final of National Football Cup

    The Boys' Division's U13 football team has made it through to the quarter finals of the Independent Schools' Football Association...

  • Arkwright Scholars Receive Awards

    Two Girls’ Division pupils this year received Arkwright Scholarships. This prestigious award, which gives pupils entering their A...

  • Changing the Face of Men’s Health

    Once again teachers in Bolton School Boys’ Division have taken part in the Movember campaign which sees men growing moustaches in...

  • Old Girl Receives Award Alongside Charity

    Gill Pearl has been awarded the Robin Tavistock Award 2015 alongside the charity Speakeasy, of which she is the chief executive....

  • Arron Competes at European Water Skiing Championships

    Year 12 student Arron Davies travelled out to Italy over the summer to compete in the European U17s Water Skiing Championships....

  • Old Girl Receives Award Alongside Charity

    Gill Pearl has been awarded the Robin Tavistock Award 2015 alongside the charity Speakeasy, of which she is the chief executive....

  • Lecture Links Language and Identity

    Dr Alex Baratta from the University of Manchester visited School to give a lecture titled ‘You are what you speak’ about the...

  • Lecture Links Language and Identity

    Dr Alex Baratta from the University of Manchester visited School to give a lecture titled ‘You are what you speak’ about the...

  • County Call-Up for Footballer Lizzy

    Elizabeth Harkness from Year 7 has earned a place with the Lancashire FA U13 Development Squad for the 2015-16 season! This is a...

  • U13s Join North-West Water Polo Team After Trophy Win

    The Year 8 water polo team took part in the annual President’s Trophy tournament at the weekend. They emerged victorious after...

  • Gold Award for School Jazz Band

    On Sunday 22 November, the Bolton School Jazz Band travelled to Altrincham Grammar School for Boys to perform in the National...

  • Gold Award for School Jazz Band

    On Sunday 22 November, the Bolton School Jazz Band travelled to Altrincham Grammar School for Boys to perform in the National...

  • Students Enjoy Vivaldi String Workshop

    On the evening of Friday 20 November, eleven girls took part in a fantastic workshop with students from Bolton School Girls’ and...

  • School Raises Over £2700 For Children in Need

    Pupils at Bolton School raised an incredible total of over £2706.83 for Children in Need last week. Throughout last week, the...

  • School Raises Over £2700 For Children in Need

    Pupils at Bolton School raised an incredible total of over £2706.83 for Children in Need last week. Throughout last week, the...

  • Students Enjoy Vivaldi String Workshop

    On the evening of Friday 20 November, six boys took part in a fantastic workshop with students from Bolton School Boys’ and...

  • School Raises Over £2700 For Children in Need

    Pupils at Bolton School raised an incredible total of over £2706.83 for Children in Need last week. Throughout last week, the...

  • School Raises Over £2700 For Children in Need

    Pupils at Bolton School raised an incredible total of over £2706.83 for Children in Need last week. Throughout last week, the...

  • Author Warns of Romanticised American History

    Author Tanya Landman gave a fascinating insight into the history of the American West and slavery in an address to Sixth Form...

  • Building ‘Junk’ Robots

    Beech House Infant School welcomed local artist David Shuttleworth of Big Bang Creations for a special art workshop. Working...

  • Junior Boys Join The Pod Trail

    A visit from children’s author and entertainer Lucia Davies set the Junior Boys on their first steps along the Pod Trail. The...

  • Mrs Head is Secondary School Teacher of the Year

    Mrs Julia Head, who retired from Bolton School Girls’ Division in the Summer after 27 years, has won the inaugural Bolton News’...

  • Year 7s Interviewed on Key103

    Year 7 pupils Chloe Ferguson, Celia Logan, Katie Wild and Connie Williamson travelled into Manchester with Miss Marrs to be...

  • Mrs Head is Secondary School Teacher of the Year

    Mrs Julia Head, who retired from Bolton School Girls’ Division in the Summer after 27 years, has won the inaugural Bolton News’...

  • Bolton School Bees’ Honey is Now On Sale

    Bolton School bees have produced a good crop of honey this year and it is now on sale at last year's price of £6 for a 227g jar....

  • Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Visits Bolton School

    Pupils and staff at Bolton School were delighted to welcome Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, in the Foundation’s Centenary Year to...

  • Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Visits Bolton School

    Pupils and staff at Bolton School were delighted to welcome Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, in the Foundation’s Centenary Year to...

  • Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Visits Bolton School

    Pupils and staff at Bolton School were delighted to welcome Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, in the Foundation’s Centenary Year to...

  • Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Visits Bolton School

    Pupils and staff at Bolton School were delighted to welcome Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, in the Foundation’s Centenary Year to...

  • Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Visits Bolton School

    Pupils and staff at Bolton School were delighted to welcome Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, in the Foundation’s Centenary Year to...

  • Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Visits Bolton School

    Pupils and staff at Bolton School were delighted to welcome Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, in the Foundation’s Centenary Year to...

  • Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Visits Bolton School

    Pupils and staff at Bolton School were delighted to welcome Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, in the Foundation’s Centenary Year to...

  • Student’s Artwork Shortlisted for Cover Competition

    Year 13 student Laura Hainey has submitted her work to the Specialist Crafts Catalogue Cover Competition. Her work ‘Untitled’ was...

  • Junior Boys Win AJIS Chess Trophy

    The Junior Boys’ School once again hosted the annual AJIS Chess Tournament, welcoming schools from across the North West for the...

  • Podium Position at AJIS Chess Tournament

    A team of Junior Girls’ School chess players competed in the annual AJIS Chess Tournament, facing their rivals the Junior Boys...

  • Enterprise for Children in Need

    Beech House held an Enterprise Week to raise money for Children in Need. The children took part in lots of different activities...

  • Boys’ Super Capes Support Children in Need

    Bolton School’s Junior Boys donned their Superhero capes to support Children in Need! Many pupils had decorated their own capes...

  • Cake Sales for Children in Need

    Pupils in Year 9 have been working hard during breaks and lunchtimes this week to raise money for Children in Need. The girls...

  • Year 7's Silent School Day Supports Cash for Kids

    The Year 7 girls spent a whole school day in silence to raise money for Cash for Kids. This is the fourth year in which the year...

  • School Sponsors MEN Young Business of the Year Award

    Bolton School was, once again, delighted to sponsor the Young Business of the Year category at the Manchester Evening News (MEN)...

  • Pupils Sing at SHINE Benefit Dinner

    Two Year 7 pupils, James Hopkinson and Olivia Sample, have performed with the Halle Children’s Choir at a SHINE Benefit Dinner...

  • Young Shakespeare Company Performs Tragic Love Story

    The Young Shakespeare Company visited the Junior Girls’ School to give pupils an insight into one of William Shakespeare’s...

  • Girls in Christmas Shoebox Appeal

    Girls at Bolton School have donated 200 shoeboxes for Samaritan Purse’s Operation Christmas Child. Girls in Years 7-13 were asked...

  • School Sponsors MEN Young Business of the Year Award

    Bolton School was, once again, delighted to sponsor the Young Business of the Year category at the Manchester Evening News (MEN)...

  • Pupils Sing at SHINE Benefit Dinner

    Two Year 7 pupils, James Hopkinson and Olivia Sample, have performed with the Halle Children’s Choir at a SHINE Benefit Dinner...

  • School Sponsors MEN Young Business of the Year Award

    Bolton School was, once again, delighted to sponsor the Young Business of the Year category at the Manchester Evening News (MEN)...

  • Boys Remember

    In a poignant Remembrance Assembly, almost 900 poppy-wearing boys fell silent to remember those that have lost their lives in...

  • Impressive Performances at Autumn Concert

    The Boys’ Division Great Hall was packed for this year’s Autumn Concert. A rousing performance from the Drum Corps, directed by...

  • Junior Girls Mark Remembrance Day

    The whole of Hesketh House marked Remembrance Day in a moving 11th November assembly. Year 6 girls led proceedings from the main...

  • Pupils Reflect During Service of Remembrance

    The Girls’ Division commemoration of Armistice Day was a solemn occasion, as current pupils and teachers were joined by Old Girls...

  • Armistice Day Tea at the Riley

    Guests at November’s Tea at the Riley arrived to a special Remembrance theme. The tables had been decorated with red flowers and,...

  • Pupils Reflect During Service of Remembrance

    The Girls’ Division commemoration of Armistice Day was a solemn occasion, as current pupils and teachers were joined by Old Girls...

  • Creative Business Plans Impress Judges

    Bolton School’s Year 12 pupils from both Divisions convened in the Boys’ Division Great Hall for the annual Joint Business...

  • Creative Business Plans Impress Judges

    Bolton School’s Year 12 pupils from both Divisions convened in the Boys’ Division Great Hall for the annual Joint Business...

  • Fireworks Display Brightens Wet Evening

    In spite of the grim weather, there was a fantastic turn-out to this year’s annual Girls’ Division Parents’ Association Firework...

  • Inspiration for Budding Linguists

    On Saturday, 7th November, Bolton School hosted its annual Modern Foreign Languages' Day, a special event designed to inspire...

  • Inspiration for Budding Linguists

    On Saturday, 7th November, Bolton School hosted its annual Modern Foreign Languages' Day, a special event designed to inspire...

  • ESB Award for Sharon

    Year 9 pupil Sharon Daniel recently attended the English Speaking Board (ESB) Young Speaker of the Year event, where she was...

  • Well-Good Maths Challenge Raises Funds

    Two maths teachers at Bolton School have set up Well-Good, a website which allows pupils to provide people in developing...

  • Reception Remembers 5th of November

    Reception celebrated the Fifth of November in School with a fantastic firework display! In addition to the fireworks, the...

  • Year 2 Celebrate Bonfire Night

    Children in Year 2 at Beech House, Bolton School’s Infant School, celebrated Bonfire Night by creating themed artwork. One of...

  • Girls Enjoy Enrichment Day in Film

    Year 10 girls thoroughly enjoyed their Enrichment Day with their ‘One Day Film School’. Among the topics which the pupils covered...

  • Oliver is Bolton's Secondary School Pupil of the Year

    Oliver Fielding, a recent recruit to the Boys’ Division Sixth Form at Bolton School, has scooped the Bolton News’s Secondary...

  • Students Join Future Stars Programme

    Two Sixth Form pupils joined local accountants and business advisors Cowgill Holloway over the half-term break on the Future...

  • Lancashire County Lacrosse Girls

    Louisa Brophy, Molly Dick, Amelia Howe and Georgina Owen have all been chosen to represent the U18 Lancashire Lacrosse County "A"...

  • Students Join Future Stars Programme

    Two Sixth Form pupils joined local accountants and business advisors Cowgill Holloway over the half-term break on the Future...

  • Themed Seminars Bridge The Curriculum

    During the Autumn term, Girls’ Division pupils in Years 10 to 13 have been enjoying a series of exciting cross-curricular...

  • Haseeb Makes Strong Entry to First-Class Cricket

    As the 2015 Cricket season drew to a close, Old Boy Haseeb Hameed enjoyed his debut with Lancashire’s First team. Haseeb, who...

  • Haseeb Makes Strong Entry to First-Class Cricket

    As the 2015 Cricket season drew to a close, Old Boy Haseeb Hameed enjoyed his debut with Lancashire’s First team. Haseeb, who...

  • Girls’ Poems Published in International Journal

    A group of Bolton School Junior Girls have had their poetry published in ‘Speaking English’, the Journal of the English Speaking...

  • McKellen Spreads Proud Equality Message

    Old Boy Sir Ian McKellen returned to Bolton School to spread Stonewall’s message among current pupils. He was joined by fellow...

  • McKellen Spreads Proud Equality Message

    Old Boy Sir Ian McKellen returned to Bolton School to spread Stonewall’s message among current pupils. He was joined by fellow...

  • Netballers Join Regional and County Squads

    Two Bolton School netballers will this year be playing at regional and country level. Cate Lord in Year 9 has been accepted into...

  • Netballers Join Regional and County Squads

    Two Bolton School netballers will this year be playing at regional and country level. Cate Lord in Year 9 has been accepted into...

  • Former School Nurse Donates Artwork at Tea at the Riley

    A former Bolton School nurse returned 27 years after her retirement to enjoy Tea at the Riley, the Sixth Form Girls’ monthly...

  • Pupils Enjoy Tennis Coaching

    A coach from Bolton Arena visited School to work with pupils in Year 1 on their tennis skills. This fantastic taster session was...

  • Bolton Primary Schools’ Cross Country

    The final race of the Bolton Primary Schools’ Cross Country Series was held at Moss Bank Park on Tuesday 13th October with over...

  • Netball Team Wins Bolton Schools’ Competition

    The Bolton School U16 netball team triumphed at the Bolton Schools’ netball competition. The girls made it through the...

  • Students Benefit from Careers and HE Convention

    Almost 1,000 GCSE and A level students from across the region enjoyed this year’s Careers and Higher Education Convention held at...

  • Healthy Eating Inspiration From The H Factor

    The H Factor has once again inspired Year 3 girls to eat healthily. This special event takes place each year at Hesketh House,...

  • Students Benefit from Careers and HE Convention

    Almost 1,000 GCSE and A level students from across the region enjoyed this year’s Careers and Higher Education Convention held at...

  • History Lesson from WWII Veteran

    Year 6 pupils and staff at the Junior Girls’ School were delighted to welcome Mr George Drinkwater to join them for an...

  • Pupils Share Inventions With Old Boy Entrepreneur

    Boys’ Division pupils with an interest in technology and electronics had a great afternoon talking to Old Boy entrepreneur Rob...

  • Bolton Girls in U13 Lancashire Cricket Team

    Anna Phillips from Year 8 and Amelia McKeown from Year 7 of Bolton School Girls' Division have both been called up to the...

  • Parents’ Associations Raise £5,000 for Bursary Fund

    Five Parents’ Associations (PAs) at Bolton School – the Infants’, Junior Girls’, Junior Boys’, Senior Girls’ and Senior Boys’ PAs...

  • Parents’ Associations Raise £5,000 for Bursary Fund

    Five Parents’ Associations (PAs) at Bolton School – the Infants’, Junior Girls’, Junior Boys’, Senior Girls’ and Senior Boys’ PAs...

  • Junior Girls Travel by Tuba

    The Junior Girls have been taken on a musical tour of British history by Travelling by Tuba duo Chris Cranham and Stewart Death....

  • Chariots of Fire Run Raises Awareness

    One hundred Headteachers from the UK’s top independent schools undertook a “Chariots of Fire” run along the sands at St Andrews...

  • Harvest Offerings from Junior Boys

    Almost 200 Junior Boys at Bolton School listened attentively to the Reverend Roger Petch, who encouraged them to think about...

  • Motorsport Day Inspires Young Engineers

    An activity day themed around motorsport engineering inspired forty-eight Year 8 and Year 9 pupils at Bolton School. This STEM...

  • Year 9 Boys Perform World Cup Celebration Haka

    A group of Year 9 boys performed a Haka during morning Assembly as part of the 2015 Rugby World Cup celebrations. Mr Fernside’s...

  • Harvest Support for Urban Outreach

    The Senior Girls have been putting together a Harvest collection for Urban Outreach. Each pupil brought into School one...

  • Motorsport Day Inspires Young Engineers

    An activity day themed around motorsport engineering inspired forty-eight Year 8 and Year 9 pupils at Bolton School. This STEM...

  • Curtis Jobling Launches Bolton Book Award Shortlist

    Author, illustrator and animator Curtis Jobling has helped to launch the shortlist for the Bolton Children’s Fiction Award 2016....

  • Curtis Jobling Launches Bolton Book Award Shortlist

    Author, illustrator and animator Curtis Jobling has helped to launch the shortlist for the Bolton Children’s Fiction Award 2016....

  • Exploring the Language of Shakespeare

    English Language expert, Professor David Crystal entertained a large audience at an evening lecture entitled “Exploring...

  • Old Boy’s Prediction Proved Right Thirty Years Later

    Almost thirty years ago, Sir Harry Kroto predicted that ‘buckyballs’ – the C60 molecule Buckminsterfullerene which he and his...

  • Old Boy’s Prediction Proved Right Thirty Years Later

    Almost thirty years ago, Sir Harry Kroto predicted that ‘buckyballs’ – the C60 molecule Buckminsterfullerene which he and his...

  • Girls Reflect on KPMG Experience

    Over the summer holidays, Sixth Form pupils Kate Ball and Abigail Harrison completed a month-long internship with KPMG in...

  • Student Film Captures Amazing Trip to Peru

    Sixth Form student Niall Woodward has produced a wonderful short film capturing the highlights of this summer's Operation...

  • Golfer Ellie Becomes County Captain

    Year 12 golfer Ellie Broome has been selected as the new Cumbria County Junior Captain. She has been a member of the Cumbria...

  • Bolton School to Host Careers and Higher Education Convention

    On 13 October, Bolton School will once again host the Careers and Higher Education Convention, which is one of the largest of its...

  • School Celebrates Cultural Diversity and Bilingualism

    The Boys’ Division at Bolton School has been celebrating its own cultural diversity and bilingualism. The latest survey of...

  • Bolton School to Host Careers and Higher Education Convention

    On 13 October, Bolton School will once again host the Careers and Higher Education Convention, which is one of the largest of its...

  • Largest A Level PE Cohort to Date

    This year's A level PE cohort is the largest on record since the course was introduced in 2008, with 14 AS students and 6 A2...

  • Girls Enjoy New Dining Hall

    During the Autumn Term, pupils in the Girls’ Division have been enjoying their brand new dining hall and kitchen after an eleven...

  • Reminiscence and Reflection at Grand Reunion

    The Grand Reunion at Bolton School saw over 1,000 alumni from both Divisions return to spend the day catching up with classmates...

  • Reminiscence and Reflection at Grand Reunion

    The Grand Reunion at Bolton School saw over 1,000 alumni from both Divisions return to spend the day catching up with classmates...

  • Reminiscence and Reflection at Grand Reunion

    The Grand Reunion at Bolton School saw over 1,000 alumni from both Divisions return to spend the day catching up with classmates...

  • Extra-Curricular Adventures For Year 8

    The Year 8 girls have enjoyed a week off timetable to take part in a range of extra-curricular activities. The year group spent...

  • Golf Day Raises Bursary Funds

    Friends and former pupils of Bolton School have raised £4,057 for the School’s Bursary Fund through their tenth annual Golf...

  • Coffee Morning Supports Macmillan

    The Junior Girls’ School Parents’ Association has once again supported Macmillan Cancer Support by taking part in the World’s...

  • School Adopts Teacher’s Physics Textbook

    Physics teacher Mrs Sue Holt was surprised and delighted to find out that the Physics Department has decided to use her recently...

  • Golf Day Raises Bursary Funds

    Friends and former pupils of Bolton School have raised £4,057 for the School’s Bursary Fund through their tenth annual Golf...

  • Town Must Maximise Northern Powerhouse Benefits

    Having gathered for this year’s Tillotson Lecture at Bolton School, the overriding message from the Heads of several key Bolton...

  • Operation Treacle Teaches Fire Safety

    Firefighters from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service visited pupils at Hesketh House to teach the girls more about fire...

  • Elite Athletes Go Gold

    Thirteen athletes from Bolton School Girls' Division enjoyed this year's Girls Go Gold Sports Conference, which was held at...

  • School Receives Confucius Classroom Status

    A spectacular Lion Dance by the Jin Long Academy opened the official ceremony for the bestowing of Confucius Classroom status on...

  • Former Acting Head of Bolton School Dies

    Alan Mitchell, long time Deputy Headmaster who was Acting Headmaster (1982-3) of Bolton School Boys’ Division, has died having...

  • Octagon Workshops Inspire Year 7

    Imogen Woolrich from the Octagon Theatre recently visited School to deliver workshops to pupils in Year 7. These were arranged as...

  • New Future Stars Programme Launched at Bolton School

    Bolton based accountants and business advisors, Cowgill Holloway, have officially launched their ‘Future Stars Programme’ to an...

  • New Future Stars Programme Launched at Bolton School

    Bolton based accountants and business advisors, Cowgill Holloway, have officially launched their ‘Future Stars Programme’ to an...

  • Former Acting Head of Bolton School Dies

    Alan Mitchell, long time Deputy Headmaster who was Acting Headmaster (1982-3) of Bolton School Boys’ Division, has died having...

  • Senior Sportswomen Tour Edinburgh

    The Senior Lacrosse and Netball teams travelled up to Edinburgh for their annual sporting trip over the weekend. Over the three...

  • E-book Launch of School’s Leverhulme Legacy

    An e-book is launched today telling the tale of Bolton School’s most significant benefactors, the Leverhulmes.  The book, The...

  • Words of Wisdom from Old Girl Athlete

    Old Girl Siân Pledger talked to Bolton School Junior Girls pupils in assembly about making decisions. As well as being really...

  • E-book Launch of School’s Leverhulme Legacy

    An e-book is launched today telling the tale of Bolton School’s most significant benefactors, the Leverhulmes.  The book, The...

  • Words of Wisdom from Old Girl Athlete

    Old Girl Siân Pledger talked to Bolton School Junior Girls pupils in assembly about making decisions. As well as being really...

  • E-book Launch of School’s Leverhulme Legacy

    An e-book is launched today telling the tale of Bolton School’s most significant benefactors, the Leverhulmes.  The book, The...

  • Girls Celebrate Prizegiving with Michaela Strachan

    Bolton School welcomed television presenter Michaela Strachan as the Guest Speaker at this year’s Girls’ Division Presentation...

  • Local Journalist Inspires Young Writers

    Pupils interested in helping to run the Girls’ Division student newspaper ‘The View’ or with an interest in journalism met with...

  • Outdoor Learning Provides Passport to Summer Job

    Ben Welch, who left Bolton School this summer, took up climbing while at school and successfully completed his climbing wall...

  • Year 7 Learn Lord Leverhulme’s Legacy

    The Year 7 boys’ first SPACE Programme session was dedicated to learning about the legacy of Lord Leverhulme. The SPACE Programme...

  • Year 11 Learn More About Men's Health

    Old Boy Dr Alexander Brodie returned to School to give the Year 11 boys a talk on the subject of Men’s Health. Dr Brodie attended...

  • Royal National Lifeboat Institution Visit

    Year 9 spent Monday afternoon finding out more about the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). The lifeboat crews and...

  • Old Boy Calls Sixth Form From Hong Kong

    The Year 13 boys spent the first SPACE session of the year hearing from Old Boy Michael Yates via a live link with Hong...

  • Sixth Formers Inspired at Volunteering Fair

    The Arts Centre was bustling as Year 12 pupils at Bolton School attended the annual Volunteering Fair to find the perfect...

  • Sixth Formers Inspired at Volunteering Fair

    The Arts Centre was bustling as Year 12 pupils at Bolton School attended the annual Volunteering Fair to find the perfect...

  • Old Boy Calls Sixth Form From Hong Kong

    The Year 13 boys spent the first SPACE session of the year hearing from Old Boy Michael Yates via a live link with Hong...

  • Year 11 Learn More About Men's Health

    Old Boy Dr Alexander Brodie returned to School to give the Year 11 boys a talk on the subject of Men’s Health. Dr Brodie attended...

  • Girls Get Involved With Societies Fair

    The girls were excited to attend the Societies Fair at the end of their first week of the new school year. The Fair took place in...

  • Students Stretch Skills on BEST Day

    The Business Enterprise and Skills Training (BEST) Day took place at the end of the first week of term, giving the Year 12 girls...

  • Students Stretch Skills on BEST Day

    The Business Enterprise and Skills Training (BEST) Day took place at the end of the first week of term, giving the Year 12 girls...

  • Young Entrepreneurs Support Nepal Earthquake Relief

    Towards the end of the Summer Term, the Year 6 boys took part in Entrepreneur Week: a competition to raise the most profit from...

  • Girls' Tanzania Adventure

    Twelve Year 10 girls have spent a once-in-a-lifetime and hugely fulfilling summer in Tanzania, helping out at a school and two...

  • New Headteacher for Beech House

    Mrs Tracey Taylor will become the new Headteacher at Beech House, the co-educational Infant Department (4-7 years) of Bolton...

  • Future Engineers Win Arkwright Scholarships

    Girls’ Division pupils Khadijah Ismail and Georgina Owen have been selected to receive prestigious Arkwright Scholarships as they...

  • Old Boy Cricketers Enjoy a Prosperous Summer

    Several recent leavers have enjoyed a successful summer of cricket. On Friday 21 August, Haseeb Hameed, who received his A level...

  • Old Boy Cricketers Enjoy a Prosperous Summer

    Several recent leavers have enjoyed a successful summer of cricket. On Friday 21 August, Haseeb Hameed, who received his A level...

  • Record Number of 10 A* GCSE Pupils in Boys’ Division

    Pupils and teachers at Bolton School Boys’ Division have been celebrating an excellent set of GCSE results, including a rise in...

  • Highest Number of 11 A*-C Pupils in Recent Years

    Pupils, parents and teachers in Bolton School Girls’ Division have been celebrating an excellent set of GCSE exam results,...

  • Farewell to a Popular Head

    After a lifetime of teaching and five years as Head of Beech House, the Infant Department of Bolton School, Mrs Deborah Northin...

  • Boys Celebrate their Best A Level Results in Recent Years

    Students in the Boys’ Division of Bolton School have been celebrating their best A level results in the past 5 years. Bucking the...

  • Girls Celebrate Best Ever A* Level Results

    Students in the Girls’ Division at Bolton School have been celebrating an excellent crop of A level results, including the...

  • Old Girls Included in Business Insider's North West Influential Women's...

    Two Old Girls of Bolton School have been included on Business Insider’s inaugural list of over 100 key female influencers in the...

  • Old Girls Included in Business Insider's North West Influential Women's...

    Two Old Girls of Bolton School have been included on Business Insider’s inaugural list of over 100 key female influencers in the...

  • Local Children Enjoy Cricket and Netball Academies

    Former New Zealand cricketer, Iain O’Brien, was the star guest at the Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy held at Bolton School. The...

  • Bolton Boys Help ESSA Team Win International Water Polo Trophy

    A quartet of Bolton School Sixth Form pupils travelled out to Malta for the Exiles International Invitation Tournament, a water...

  • Saxophone Choir Performs In Luxembourg

    The Bolton School ‘Saxberries’ saxophone choir recently performed in Luxembourg as part of their trip to Europe. Ten musicians...

  • Saxophone Choir Performs In Luxembourg

    The Bolton School ‘Saxberries’ saxophone choir recently performed in Luxembourg as part of their trip to Europe. Ten musicians...

  • Quartet Performs in International Sax 200 Concert

    During the summer holidays, Miss Berry and the ‘NAMAHAZO’ Quartet of Bolton School saxophonists travelled to the World Saxophone...

  • Quartet Performs in International Sax 200 Concert

    During the summer holidays, Miss Berry and the ‘NAMAHAZO’ Quartet of Bolton School saxophonists travelled to the World Saxophone...

  • School’s Saxophonists Join World Congress

    This summer, two groups of musicians from Bolton School joined the 17th World Saxophone Congress in Strasbourg, France. The...

  • School’s Saxophonists Join World Congress

    This summer, two groups of musicians from Bolton School joined the 17th World Saxophone Congress in Strasbourg, France. The...

  • Boys and Coach Head to Malta with ESSA National Water Polo Squad

    Four out of the 15 players selected for the English School Swimming Association (ESSA) senior boys water polo squad will come...

  • Dr Turner Joins 'Education in Chemistry' Editorial Board

    Boys’ Division chemistry teacher Dr Kristy Turner has been selected for a prestigious role on the editorial board of the leading...

  • Boys Meet with National Success in French Spelling Bee

    Having enjoyed regional success, four Year 7 boys from Bolton School Boys' Division travelled down to Cambridge to take part in...

  • Parents Reflect

    Below are a selection of comments about Beech House from parents as their children leave Year 2 and head off to Junior...

  • Caroline Attends Salters' Chemistry Camp

    Earlier in the year, Caroline Blair from year 10 applied to attend the Salters’ Chemistry Camp at the University of Bath, and was...

  • School Hosts Learning with iPads Conference

    Bolton School, along with Kelway and Apple, has hosted a “Learning With iPads” conference for local primary and secondary school...

  • Girls Raise Funds for Laptop and Projector for Tanzania

    Pupils in Bolton School Girls' Division have held three cake sales to raise funds to buy a laptop and projector to take with them...

  • Girls Meet Peanut

    Senior Girls at Bolton School were delighted to meet seven month old “Peanut”, the third guide dog that they have...

  • School Hosts Learning with iPads Conference

    Bolton School, along with Kelway and Apple, has hosted a “Learning With iPads” conference for local primary and secondary school...

  • Sixth Form Boys Support Barnardo's

    Boys in the Sixth Form have worked hard throughout the past school year to raise money for Barnardo’s. All of the Boys’ Division...

  • An Evening of Celebration for Y7 and Y8 Girls

    Parents, teachers and Year 7 and 8 pupils gathered in Bolton School Girls’ Division’s Great Hall for an evening of celebration....

  • Silver Success for Swimmer

    Dominic Walker from Year 12 recently took part in the 65th English Schools Swimming Championships. This national competition...

  • Talent Showcase at Year 2 Concert

    The Year 2 Concert is an annual celebration heralding the end of the children’s time at Beech House. The children decide what...

  • Princess Diana’s Former Butler Offers Fascinating Glimpse into the Royal...

    “Take your chance, what is the worst that can happen to you?” This was the advice given by Paul Burrell as he addressed an...

  • Boys Join Rivington Terraced Gardens Conservation Project

    The Year 10 boys recently began some community action work at Rivington Gardens as part of the School’s bi-weekly SPACE...

  • Princess Diana’s Former Butler Offers Fascinating Glimpse into the Royal...

    “Take your chance, what is the worst that can happen to you?” This was the advice given by Paul Burrell as he addressed an...

  • Wigan House Wins the Lyde Cup

    All pupils in the Boys’ Division traditionally compete in the annual House competition for the Lyde Cup. All students are placed...

  • Queen Appoints Old Boy as Senior President of Tribunals

    As The Rt Hon Sir Jeremy Sullivan, Senior President of Tribunals, retires on 17 September, Her Majesty The Queen has approved the...

  • Pupils' Art on Display at the University of Bolton

    Bolton School’s GCSE and A Level artists have recently had their work on show as part of the Best of Bolton Schools’ Art and...

  • Robyn Wins Fine Art Prize at Best of Bolton Schools Exhibition

    Bolton School’s GCSE and A Level artists have recently had their work on show as part of the Best of Bolton Schools’ Art and...

  • Youth Orchestras Collaborate with Bolton School

    The weekend of 4 and 5 July presented a fantastic opportunity for some of Bolton School’s most advanced young musicians. For the...

  • Youth Orchestras Collaborate with Bolton School

    The weekend of 4 and 5 July presented a fantastic opportunity for some of Bolton School’s most advanced young musicians. For the...

  • Star Athletes Return for Reunion Weekend

    Almost two hundred former pupils – including the President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Olympic athletes -...

  • Star Athletes Return for Reunion Weekend

    Almost two hundred former pupils – including the President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Olympic athletes -...

  • Star Athletes Return for Reunion Weekend

    Almost two hundred former pupils – including the President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Olympic athletes -...

  • Old Boys Join Current Pupils for Reunion Cricket Match

    A group of Old Boys returned to Bolton School on Friday to commence the Sports Reunion Weekend with a game of cricket. Decisions...

  • Distinguished Friend of Oxford Award

    Former pupil Anna Stuttard has been given the Distinguished Friend of Oxford Award, which formally recognises individuals who...

  • Dragonfly Day Inspires Girls

    A group of six Year 10 pupils recently travelled to the University of Salford to take part in ‘Dragonfly’, a day of activities...

  • Old Boys Join Current Pupils for Reunion Cricket Match

    A group of Old Boys returned to Bolton School on Friday to commence the Sports Reunion Weekend with a game of cricket. Decisions...

  • Distinguished Friend of Oxford Award

    Former pupil Anna Stuttard has been given the Distinguished Friend of Oxford Award, which formally recognises individuals who...

  • U14s are County Cricket Champions

    An overcast day in Blackpool saw Bolton U14 take on Manchester Grammar School (MGS) in the Lancashire Cup Final, a replay of two...

  • Bolton Sports Alliance

    Delivering high quality Physical Education, School Sport and recreational activities for Bolton using the Community of...

  • Outdoor Fun Leads to John Muir Award

    On 11 May, 48 very excited girls set off on an adventure. They were heading for Patterdale Hall, Bolton School's outdoor...

  • Bolton Sports Alliance

    Delivering high quality Physical Education, School Sport and recreational activities for Bolton using the Community of...

  • Fun in the Sun on Charity Afternoon

    As the summer term drew to a close, the Junior Girls held their annual Charity Afternoon. With the sun shining overhead, the...

  • Sixth Form Girls Selected For KPMG Summer Internships

    Kate Ball and Abigail Harrison have been selected for the KPMG summer internship programme. This scheme, which is headed by Old...

  • Year 5s Explore the Science of Sport

    Bolton School welcomed Year 5 pupils from seventeen local primary schools for the annual Science Festival. The science...

  • 'Tales of Hesketh House' Concert Celebrates Centenary

    This year’s Summer Concert was a celebration of the School’s Centenary, with a focus on School life. A range of poetry and prose...

  • Year 5s Explore the Science of Sport

    Bolton School welcomed Year 5 pupils from seventeen local primary schools for the annual Science Festival. The science...

  • Girls Develop Public Speaking Skills

    Year 8 girls in Bolton School Girls’ Division have been busy developing their public speaking skills and confidence through...

  • Double Cheque Handover from Junior Boys

    Junior Boys at Bolton School could not decide between two good causes so in the end decided to split the money raised through...

  • Boys Take Second Place at Greater Manchester Chemquiz

    Four Boys’ Division pupils recently took part in this year’s Chemquiz: an annual competition for local schools which tests...

  • Girls Participate in Greater Manchester Chemquiz

    A team of four girls participated in this year’s Chemquiz, an annual opportunity for local schools to test their chemical and...

  • Recent Leavers Offer Advice

    Members of the Class of 2014 returned to School at the end of term to talk to the Sixth Form about their experiences since they...

  • Recent Leavers Offer Advice

    Members of the Class of 2014 returned to School at the end of term to talk to the Sixth Form about their experiences since they...

  • Family Festival Brings Foundation Together for Celebration

    Hundreds of balloons, let off in a midday race, signified the opening of the first Bolton School Foundation Family Festival. The...

  • Family Festival Brings Foundation Together for Celebration

    Hundreds of balloons, let off in a midday race, signified the opening of the first Bolton School Foundation Family Festival. The...

  • Family Festival Brings Foundation Together for Celebration

    Hundreds of balloons, let off in a midday race, signified the opening of the first Bolton School Foundation Family Festival. The...

  • Bolton Boys Named Outstanding Delegation at Model UN Conference

    Bolton School Boys Division took part in their most successful Model UN conference to date at Withington Girls’ School. The...

  • Family Festival Brings Foundation Together for Celebration

    Hundreds of balloons, let off in a midday race, signified the opening of the first Bolton School Foundation Family Festival. The...

  • Family Festival Brings Foundation Together for Celebration

    Hundreds of balloons, let off in a midday race, signified the opening of the first Bolton School Foundation Family Festival. The...

  • Friends of the School Catch-up and Reminisce

    The Headmaster and Headmistress addressed the annual Friends of Bolton School dinner and helped bring the audience up to date...

  • Friends of the School Catch-up and Reminisce

    The Headmaster and Headmistress addressed the annual Friends of Bolton School dinner and helped bring the audience up to date...

  • Bolton Children's Fiction Award Winner 2015 Announced

    Over 600 children from 23 schools in the local area took part in this year’s Bolton Children’s Fiction Award: reading the six...

  • Bolton Children's Fiction Award Winner 2015 Announced

    Over 600 children from 23 schools in the local area took part in this year’s Bolton Children’s Fiction Award: reading the six...

  • Arabian Nights Production Enthrals Audiences

    1,001 nights were packed into under 140 minutes during this year’s Middle School Production of Arabian Nights. Girls from Years 7...

  • Local Primaries Enjoy the Bolton School Sports Festival

    Eleven primary schools from across the region sent ten of their crack Year 5 athletes to take part in this year’s Bolton School...

  • Old Boy Ambassador Presents Awards at Centenary Prizegiving

    The Boys’ Division Great Hall was packed for this year’s Prizegiving, which was the 100th to take place since the re-foundation...

  • First Eleven Cricketers Take On MCC Team

    The School’s most prestigious fixture of the year met with pleasant conditions both on and off the field. The Bolton School First...

  • Local Primaries Enjoy the Bolton School Sports Festival

    Eleven primary schools from across the region sent ten of their crack Year 5 athletes to take part in this year’s Bolton School...

  • First Eleven Cricketers Take On MCC Team

    The School’s most prestigious fixture of the year met with pleasant conditions both on and off the field. The Bolton School First...

  • Sun Shines on Infants’ Sports’ Afternoon

    Year 1 and 2 children from Beech House, the Infant School of Bolton School, enjoyed an active afternoon on the sports...

  • Guide Dog Trainees Meet Their Sponsors

    Last year, Boys’ Division pupils raised £5,000 for the charity Guide Dogs, allowing them to sponsor two puppies through their...

  • Girls Campaign to 'Send My Friend To School'

    The Year 9 girls have been supporting Send My Friend To School, a campaign which brings together thousands of children across the...

  • A Level Students Become French Researchers

    Year 12 A level French students Connie Eyles, Louise Fairclough, Aliya Jiva and Amba Karsondas were recently selected to assist...

  • Year 2s Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside

    Year 2 pupils at Beech House took a trip to Formby to learn more about being beside the seaside. The children have recently been...

  • Boys Impress in National Maths Challenge Trophy

    A team of crack Mathematicians from Bolton School has placed 21st out of 1700 schools in this year’s UK Maths Challenge Trophy....

  • School Archivists Gather at Bolton School

    This year’s School Archivists’ Group Annual Conference was held at Bolton School and over 50 delegates enjoyed a day of lectures...

  • Hannah Represents Greater Manchester at Mason Trophy

    Year 10 pupil Hannah Stephenson recently competed in the Greater Manchester Schools Athletics Championships on the 13th of June,...

  • School Archivists Gather at Bolton School

    This year’s School Archivists’ Group Annual Conference was held at Bolton School and over 50 delegates enjoyed a day of lectures...

  • Old Girl Joins Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

    Natasha Lomas has successfully auditioned for a place with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. She left the Girls’...

  • Old Girl Joins Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

    Natasha Lomas has successfully auditioned for a place with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. She left the Girls’...

  • Arts Exhibition Ready to Pop-Up at Market Place with Original Sir Ian...

    Former pupil Sir Ian McKellen, along with many famous creative practitioners including illustrator Chris Aaran, has submitted...

  • Retelling Shakespeare's Tragic Love Story

    The Year 6 pupils at Bolton School Girls’ Division Junior School performed their own interpretations of Shakespeare’s tragic love...

  • 'Pyrate Girls' Inspired by Author Visit

    The girls at Hesketh House were delighted to meet children’s author E. B. Colin, whose book Pyrate’s Boy has been shortlisted for...

  • School Orchestra Performs for Clarendon Primary School

    Bolton School’s Joint Junior Orchestra’s second performance of the year was a Community Music performance at Clarendon Primary...

  • School Orchestra Performs for Clarendon Primary School

    Bolton School’s Joint Junior Orchestra’s second performance of the year was a Community Music performance at Clarendon Primary...

  • Girls Attend Salters' Chemistry Festival

    A group of girls in Year 8 have attended the Salters’ Festival of Chemistry at the University of Manchester. Shivani Chohan,...

  • Sun Shines for Outdoor Learning Day

    The weather could not have been better for the Year 3 girls on their Outdoor Learning Day. The blue skies and brilliant sunshine...

  • Praise for Sixth Form Volunteers

    A special awards evening at Bolton School has heaped praise on Year 12 students for their commitment to volunteering in the local...

  • Praise for Sixth Form Volunteers

    A special awards evening at Bolton School has heaped praise on Year 12 students for their commitment to volunteering in the local...

  • Guitar Concert for Local Primary

    The Intermediate Guitar Group put on a great performance at St Mary’s RC Primary School in Horwich as part of the School’s...

  • Year 9 Girls Rise to the Duke of Edinburgh Challenge

    Year 9 girls from Bolton School have successfully completed their Duke of Edinburgh expedition exercise. The girls travelled up...

  • The Physics of Adventure Learning

    The third annual Physics X residential to Patterdale Hall in the Lake District took place shortly before half term and was a...

  • Mistaken Identity Play Benefits French Skills

    Girls in Year 8 enjoyed a theatre production entirely in French as part of their post-examination activities. Erreur d’identité...

  • Local Y9 Girls Learn the Importance of Maths

    A project coordinated by Bolton School Girls’ Division Mathematics teacher, Miss Lauren Reynolds, has proved a big hit with local...

  • Junior Boys in Fancy Dress Fun Run

    Loud cheering, a riot of colour and leaden skies means it must be the Junior Boys’ Fun Run on the Levels of Bolton School!  Two...

  • Old Boy Passes Lads and Girls Club Torch to Old Girl

    Old Boy Ross Warburton has stepped down as president of Bolton Lads and Girls Club, handing over the post to Old Girl Baroness...

  • Girls Attend AJIS Sings!

    A group of Year 5 girls have recently enjoyed a day at the AJIS Sings! event in Cheshire. They learned a number of songs,...

  • Multicultural Experiences on MFL Day

    Year 8 pupils in the Girls’ Division have enjoyed a multicultural day of Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) as part of their...

  • Bolton Boys Win AJIS Football Cup

    Bolton School U11s’ football team has won the Association of Junior Independent Schools’ (AJIS) Cup for the second time in the...

  • Boys Impress in Photographic Competition

    Year 3 boys have been showing off their artistic and creative talents in a photographic competition judged by professional...

  • Year 13's Fancy Dress Finale

    The Year 13 girls brightened the Girls’ Division with fancy dress and fantastic decorations for their final day before Leave of...

  • Sax Quartet Progresses to Strasbourg Final

    A saxophone quartet from Bolton School has made it through to the last 8 of an international competition which will be held at...

  • Sax Quartet Progresses to Strasbourg Final

    A saxophone quartet from Bolton School has made it through to the last 8 of an international competition which will be held at...

  • Foundation’s Family Festival

    To celebrate Bolton School Foundation’s 100/500 anniversaries, the five School Parents’ Associations are hosting a Foundation...

  • Foundation’s Family Festival

    To celebrate Bolton School Foundation’s 100/500 anniversaries, the five School Parents’ Associations are hosting a Foundation...

  • Maths Team Makes National Final

    A team of four Boys’ Division pupils will be competing against teams across the United Kingdom for this year’s UK Team Maths...

  • Foundation’s Family Festival

    To celebrate Bolton School Foundation’s 100/500 anniversaries, the five School Parents’ Associations are hosting a Foundation...

  • Former Head Returns to Illustrate Nepal Plight

    Former Headmaster Mervyn Brooker returned to the Boys’ Division to talk to pupils about his recent trip to Nepal and the impact...

  • Foundation’s Family Festival

    To celebrate Bolton School Foundation’s 100/500 anniversaries, the five School Parents’ Associations are hosting a Foundation...

  • Foundation’s Family Festival

    To celebrate Bolton School Foundation’s 100/500 anniversaries, the five School Parents’ Associations are hosting a Foundation...

  • Boys' Plan to Scale Europe's Highest Peak

    Aston Haslam and Ethan Watson are planning a mountaineering adventure for their summer holidays. Although they are both in Year...

  • School Wins vInspired Award

    Last year, the Sixth Form won Bolton School a place at the vInspired National Awards Ceremony, as the School was ranked top in...

  • School Wins vInspired Award

    Last year, the Sixth Form won Bolton School a place at the vInspired National Awards Ceremony, as the School was ranked top in...

  • Treble National Success for Water Polo Boys

    The U14 Water Polo players completed the School’s hat-trick on Saturday by winning the third and final English Schools’ National...

  • Unusual Angles Inspire Young Photographers

    The winners of the Junior Girls’ annual Photography Competition have now been announced! Young photographers at Hesketh House...

  • ESB Ambassador Role for Sharon

    Year 8 pupil Sharon Daniel has been awarded the role of English Speaking Board (ESB) Ambassador for 2014-2015! The ESB is a...

  • Live Link with London Alumni

    The Sixth Form boys were able to hear careers advice from three Old Boys in London thanks to a live audio link-up! Matthew...

  • Live Link with London Alumni

    The Sixth Form boys were able to hear careers advice from three Old Boys in London thanks to a live audio link-up! Matthew...

  • Unusual Angles Inspire Young Photographers

    The winners of the Junior Girls’ annual Photography Competition have now been announced! Young photographers at Hesketh House...

  • Beech House Pupils Join the Circus!

    The children at Beech House had the opportunity to learn some Circus Skills of their own thanks to a workshop led by Circusology...

  • Five Stars for Old Boy's Clarion Production

    Old Boy Mark Jagasia’s debut stage-play Clarion opened in April at the Arcola Theatre in London to a wash of four- and five-star...

  • Author’s Address Enthrals Audience

    The Girls’ Division Theatre was filled with bookworms excited to meet special guest Frances Hardinge, whose book Cuckoo Song is...

  • Five Stars for Old Boy's Clarion Production

    Old Boy Mark Jagasia’s debut stage-play Clarion opened in April at the Arcola Theatre in London to a wash of four- and five-star...

  • Old Boltonians Clinch Premier Division Title

    The Old Boltonians’ AFC has won the Lancashire Amateur League Premier Division title for the first time in twenty-nine years! The...

  • Old Boltonians Clinch Premier Division Title

    The Old Boltonians’ AFC has won the Lancashire Amateur League Premier Division title for the first time in twenty-nine years! The...

  • Boys' Success at HMC Northern Athletics Championships

    Bolton School Boys' Division took part in the HMC Northern Athletics Championships at Gateshead International Stadium on...

  • 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Editor Inspires Young Filmmakers

    Film editor and Old Boy Barney Pilling returned to the Boys’ Division to lend his expertise to current pupils in a series of...

  • 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Editor Inspires Young Filmmakers

    Film editor and Old Boy Barney Pilling returned to the Boys’ Division to lend his expertise to current pupils in a series of...

  • Boys Place Second in RSC’s Analyst Competition

    A team of three boys from Year 12 has placed second in the North-West Regional heat of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Schools'...

  • 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Editor Inspires Young Filmmakers

    Film editor and Old Boy Barney Pilling returned to the Boys’ Division to lend his expertise to current pupils in a series of...

  • 1500 Children Involved in Bolton School Football Festival

    Bolton School’s Football Festival goes from strength to strength and this year saw 1500 children take part over the course of...

  • Girls Join Talented Pathway for England Lacrosse

    After successful trials at the Lacrosse Regional Academy held over Easter, four Year 8 girls have been selected to join the...

  • Spectacular Music at May Serenade

    This year’s May Serenade was the first organised by the Girls’ Division’s new Director of Music, Mrs Andrea Price, who made sure...

  • Springtime Show From Junior Boys

    The Junior Boys and their families congregated in the Boys’ Division Great Hall for the annual Spring Concert. The boys had...

  • Ellie Accepts England Academy Offer

    Year 11 pupil Ellie Broome has been selected to attend the England Lacrosse U19s Academy. As well as playing for the School...

  • Young Musician Joins Junior RNCM

    Samantha Schofield from Year 7 has recently been awarded a place to study flute and piano at the Junior Royal Northern College of...

  • Hundreds of Y3 and Y4 Children Enjoy Football Fun

    Utilising Bolton School’s large expanse of playing fields, over 50 local primary school teams enjoyed a festival of football for...

  • Hollie Skates for Britain on First International Outing

    Hollie Asquith in Year 5 joined the GB team to compete in her first ‘B’ International Dance Event over the Easter weekend! She...

  • Year 10 Put Through Paces During Army Leadership Afternoon

    During their latest SPACE Programme session, boys in Year 10 were put through their paces by members of the Army’s North West...

  • Girls Kick-Start Week of Football Festivals

    Bolton School has hosted the third annual ISFA U13s Girls’ Football Festival. Over eighty girls in Years 7 and 8 took part in the...

  • Costume Parade For Charity Fun Run

    Following the success of last year’s Sixth Form Fancy Dress Fun Run, the Boys’ Division decided to repeat the event. This year,...

  • Bolton School Scout Group Host St George’s Day Service

    The 19th Bolton (Bolton School) Scout Group played host to this year’s local St George’s Day Service, which was held in the Great...

  • Bolton School Scout Group Host St George’s Day Service

    The 19th Bolton (Bolton School) Scout Group played host to this year’s local St George’s Day Service, which was held in the Great...

  • Unilever’s Lesson in World Hunger

    Year 3 boys at Bolton School learnt about world hunger in a moving presentation by Andy Lagor, Business Development Chef at...

  • Original Songs Showcase at Battle of the Bands 2015

    The Battle of the Bands 2015 was once again packed with pupils from the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions, all eager to hear some great...

  • Pupils Learn of Millions’ Daily Battle with Hunger

    The whole of the Junior Girls’ School – including staff – were deeply moved by a powerful presentation by Andy Lagor, Business...

  • Original Songs Showcase at Battle of the Bands 2015

    The Battle of the Bands 2015 was once again packed with pupils from the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions, all eager to hear some great...

  • Original Songs Showcase at Battle of the Bands 2015

    The Battle of the Bands 2015 was once again packed with pupils from the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions, all eager to hear some great...

  • Top Independent School in the North-West for D of E Award

    Mr Paul Griffiths, Regional Manager of the Duke of Edinburgh Award, told pupils and staff at Bolton School: “You are officially...

  • Top Independent School in the North-West for D of E Award

    Mr Paul Griffiths, Regional Manager of the Duke of Edinburgh Award, told pupils and staff at Bolton School: “You are officially...

  • Haseeb Joins England U19s for Australia Tour

    Star cricketer Haseeb Hameed joined the England U19s Cricket squad in travelling to Western Australia to face the Australia U19s...

  • Graduate Job Market is Best in a Decade

    The good news for the attentive audience of Bolton School pupils from Years 9 to 13 and their parents was that the graduate job...

  • Graduate Job Market is Best in a Decade

    The good news for the attentive audience of Bolton School pupils from Years 9 to 13 and their parents was that the graduate job...

  • Dame Janet Joins Fellow Alumni for Networking Event

    The Rt Hon Dame Janet Smith, DBE, joined fellow Bolton School alumni for a networking event held at the Squire Patton Boggs...

  • Dame Janet Joins Fellow Alumni for Networking Event

    The Rt Hon Dame Janet Smith, DBE, joined fellow Bolton School alumni for a networking event held at the Squire Patton Boggs...

  • Dame Janet Joins Fellow Alumni for Networking Event

    The Rt Hon Dame Janet Smith, DBE, joined fellow Bolton School alumni for a networking event held at the Squire Patton Boggs...

  • Triumphant Return for Musician on the Cusp of Stardom

    Jordan Allen, who left Bolton School in 2010, returned to offer up a blistering lunchtime acoustic set in the school’s Arts...

  • School Launches Ambitious Bursary Campaign

    Celebrating 100 years since Lord Leverhulme created the Bolton School Foundation, the school launched The 100 Campaign for Bolton...

  • School Launches Ambitious Bursary Campaign

    Celebrating 100 years since Lord Leverhulme created the Bolton School Foundation, the school launched The 100 Campaign for Bolton...

  • Triumphant Return for Musician on the Cusp of Stardom

    Jordan Allen, who left Bolton School in 2010, returned to offer up a blistering lunchtime acoustic set in the school’s Arts...

  • Budding Archaeologists Join Big Dig

    Thirty of the most passionate historians at the Junior Boys’ School have joined Salford University’s Big Dig...

  • Mock Election Debates Engage Pupils With Politics

    In the run-up to the general election, Bolton School pupils are holding their own mock Leaders’ Debates in School. Boys’ Division...

  • Girls take 'New York' by storm at RNCM

    Two talented Girls' Division performers take to the largest stage in Manchester this week in a toe-tapping, energetic, feel good...

  • Ellie On Par for Golfing Success

    Year 11 pupil Ellie Broome has been re-selected for the Cumbria County U18s Elite Golf squad for the 2015 season. She joined the...

  • Mock Election Debates Engage Pupils With Politics

    In the run-up to the general election, Bolton School pupils are holding their own mock Leaders’ Debates in School. Boys’ Division...

  • Former Head Girls and Captains Celebrate School’s Centenary

    Former Head Girls and Captains from as far back as 1944 to the present gathered at Bolton School for a celebration dinner to...

  • Former Head Girls and Captains Celebrate School Centenary

    Former Head Girls and Captains from as far back as 1944 to the present gathered at Bolton School for a celebration dinner to...

  • Pupils Whip Up Showstoppers For Bake Off Final

    There was a buzz of excitement in the Food Technology rooms as Boys’ and Girls’ Division pupils gathered to watch the Bolton...

  • Leading UK Judge Offers Legal Career Insights

    Bolton School was delighted to welcome back former pupil and one of the UK’s leading judges, The Rt Hon Lord Justice Ryder. He...

  • Pupils Whip Up Showstoppers For Bake Off Final

    There was a buzz of excitement in the Food Technology rooms as Boys’ and Girls’ Division pupils gathered to watch the Bolton...

  • Sixth Formers Achieve Highly in Chemistry Olympiad

    Ten capable Chemistry students from Bolton School Girls’ Division have taken part in Round 1 of the 47th International Chemistry...

  • Former Head Girls and Captains Celebrate School’s Centenary

    Former Head Girls and Captains from as far back as 1944 to the present gathered at Bolton School for a celebration dinner to...

  • Leading UK Judge Offers Legal Career Insights

    Bolton School was delighted to welcome back former pupil and one of the UK’s leading judges, The Rt Hon Lord Justice Ryder. He...

  • Teacher Selected to Present at European Science Education Showcase

    Boys’ Division Chemistry teacher Dr Kristy Turner has been selected as a member of the UK delegation for the Science on Stage...

  • Young Musicians Showcase Talent at Lunchtime Concert

    Three talented young musicians visited Bolton School to give the first in a series of Lunchtime Concerts which will be hosted by...

  • French Exchange Celebrates 30th Year

    This year, the French Exchange between Bolton School and Le Collège Saint-Benoît celebrates its thirtieth anniversary! Since...

  • French Exchange Celebrates 30th Year

    This year, the French Exchange between Bolton School and Le Collège Saint-Benoît celebrates its thirtieth anniversary! Since...

  • Real Experience for Footballers on Madrid Tour

    Thirty-seven Bolton School footballers travelled out to Spain over the Easter break for the Madrid Tour, where they were...

  • Mixed Doubles Victory for Old Girls' Tennis Team

    Old Girls Natasha Lomas and Olivia Brown helped the Wanderers tennis team to success in the Bolton Tennis Federation Winter...

  • Mixed Doubles Victory for Old Girls' Tennis Team

    Old Girls Natasha Lomas and Olivia Brown helped the Wanderers tennis team to success in the Bolton Tennis Federation Winter...

  • School Claims Second Place in Schools' Climbing Championships

    Bolton School won second place in the inaugural Greater Manchester Climbing Championships! Two boys and two girls represented...

  • Girls Wear a Hat for Brain Tumour Research

    A wonderful and flamboyant range of headwear was on display at Hesketh House, the Junior Girls’ School at Bolton School, as girls...

  • School Claims Second Place in Schools' Climbing Championships

    Bolton School won second place in the inaugural Greater Manchester Climbing Championships! Two boys and two girls represented...

  • School Claims Second Place in Schools' Climbing Championships

    Bolton School won second place in the inaugural Greater Manchester Climbing Championships! Two boys and two girls represented...

  • Year 2 Learn About Life as a Vet

    Pupils in Year 2 learned more about life as a vet from Old Girl Victoria Edmondson. She visited Beech House with her husband and...

  • Alumni Reveal Careers to Year 6

    Six Bolton School alumni returned to give talks at this year’s Junior Careers Carousel. This joint event brings together Year 6...

  • Pupils Shine at Greater Manchester School Games

    Pupils in the Girls’ Division Junior School and Boys’ Division Senior School recently took part in the Greater Manchester School...

  • Alumni Reveal Careers to Year 6

    Six Bolton School alumni returned to give talks at this year’s Junior Careers Carousel. This joint event brings together Year 6...

  • Pupils Shine at Greater Manchester School Games

    Pupils in the Girls’ Division Junior School and Boys’ Division Senior School recently took part in the Greater Manchester School...

  • Boys Name Two Guide Dog Puppies

    During the last 12 months Bolton School Boys’ Division has worked hard to raise £5000 so they can name two puppies for the...

  • Competitors Rise to Bake Off Challenge

    After another two exciting rounds, the Bolton School Bake Off Finalists have now been selected! The task of scoring entries and...

  • School is Alive with the Sound of Music

    Pupils from the Girls’ and Boys’ Division Senior Schools collaborated to produce a wonderful joint production of The Sound of...

  • Girls Cast Pewter Pendants to Reflect School's 100/500 Celebrations

    Year 10 students in the Girls’ Division have been trying their hand at traditional metal casting methods using pewter. The girls...

  • Competitors Rise to Bake Off Challenge

    After another two exciting rounds, the Bolton School Bake Off Finalists have now been selected! The task of scoring entries and...

  • School is Alive with the Sound of Music

    Pupils from the Girls’ and Boys’ Division Senior Schools collaborated to produce a wonderful joint production of The Sound of...

  • Boys Progress to Regional Golf Final at Royal St George’s

    Three Bolton School boys have made it through to the national final of the Independent Schools’ Golf Association (ISGA) Singles...

  • From School to Scalpel

    Old Girl Dr Julia Sarginson returned to Bolton School to deliver a fascinating lecture entitled “From School to Scalpel” as part...

  • From School to Scalpel

    Old Girl Dr Julia Sarginson returned to Bolton School to deliver a fascinating lecture entitled “From School to Scalpel” as part...

  • Pupils Represent Town in Cross Country Competition

    Several Bolton School pupils recently ran for the Bolton Town Cross Country Team in the Greater Manchester Primary Cross Country...

  • School Claims Lancashire U16 Rugby Plate

    Bolton School U16s' team produced one of the best defensive rugby displays ever seen by a Bolton School side. After conceding a...

  • 19th Bolton (Bolton School) Scout Group Celebrates its Centenary

    The 19th Bolton (Bolton School) Scout Group celebrated its 100th birthday on Saturday 21 March with a Family Fun Day at its...

  • SHINE Students Celebrate

    A celebratory dinner saw the latest crop of SHINE pupils graduate through this year’s Serious Fun on Saturday Mornings programme...

  • Pupils Represent Town in Cross Country Competition

    Several Bolton School pupils recently ran for the Bolton Town Cross Country Team in the Greater Manchester Primary Cross Country...

  • SHINE Students Celebrate

    A celebratory dinner saw the latest crop of SHINE pupils graduate through this year’s Serious Fun on Saturday Mornings programme...

  • Pupils Enjoy Partial Solar Eclipse

    Students across the Bolton School Foundation enjoyed experiencing the partial solar eclipse this morning. In partnership with...

  • Double Success for U12 Footballers

    The U12 football team have achieved double success, becoming both the 2015 Bolton Town Cup Champions and the 2015 MGS 9s Plate...

  • Pupils Enjoy Partial Solar Eclipse

    Students across the Bolton School Foundation enjoyed experiencing the partial solar eclipse this morning. In partnership with...

  • Pupils Enjoy Partial Solar Eclipse

    Students across the Bolton School Foundation enjoyed experiencing the partial solar eclipse this morning. In partnership with...

  • Pupils Enjoy Partial Solar Eclipse

    Students across the Bolton School Foundation enjoyed experiencing the partial solar eclipse this morning. In partnership with...

  • Dame Janet Gives Historic Lecture at Bolton University

    Old Girl Dame Janet Smith recently became the first female to give the annual Ryder Lecture at the University of Bolton. The...

  • Dame Janet Gives Historic Lecture at Bolton University

    Old Girl Dame Janet Smith recently became the first female to give the annual Ryder Lecture at the University of Bolton. The...

  • Year 5 Pupils Buzz at Spelling Bee

    Twenty Year 5 children from 10 local primary schools enjoyed a competitive afternoon in Bolton School's new Riley Sixth Form...

  • School Hosts Annual U15 Rugby 7s Tournament

    The Boys’ Division welcomed seven rival school teams to the Levels for the second annual U15 Rugby Sevens Tournament. AKS were...

  • Year 5 Pupils Buzz at Spelling Bee

    Twenty Year 5 children from 10 local primary schools enjoyed a competitive afternoon in Bolton School's new Riley Sixth Form...

  • School Organises Live Webcast of Solar Eclipse

    Bolton School in partnership with the Ogden Trust will live cast the partial solar eclipse from the roof of the Turret Library....

  • Boys Make it to National Final of French Spelling Bee Again

    Out of over 12,000 pupils from 95 schools who took part in the North-West heats of the French Spelling Bee, Amir Chauhan from...

  • School Organises Live Webcast of Solar Eclipse

    Bolton School in partnership with the Ogden Trust will live cast the partial solar eclipse from the roof of the Turret Library....

  • Beth Tweddle Inspires Young Gymnasts

    Olympic medal-winning gymnast Beth Tweddle dropped into Prestolee Primary School as part of an event organised by the Bolton...

  • Beth Tweddle Inspires Young Gymnasts

    Olympic medal-winning gymnast Beth Tweddle dropped into Prestolee Primary School as part of an event organised by the Bolton...

  • String Quartet Wows Ramsbottom Music Festival

    The Junior Boys’ String Quartet competed at last weekend’s Ramsbottom Music Festival. The Quartet, which is made up of Year 6...

  • Year 9s Inspired at Careers Carousel

    Three Old Boys joined current Year 9 pupils for a Careers Carousel during the boys’ SPACE session. These alumni, alongside Girls’...

  • Learning the Legacy of Lord Leverhulme

    Boys in Year 8 used their SPACE session to learn more about the legacy of Lord Leverhulme and the importance of the 100 and 500...

  • Year 9s Inspired at Careers Carousel

    Three Old Boys joined current Year 9 pupils for a Careers Carousel during the boys’ SPACE session. These alumni, alongside Girls’...

  • Pupils Put on Pyjamas for Comic Relief

    Pupils at Beech House Infants’ School raised over £800 for Comic Relief! Children spent the whole day dressed in their pyjamas...

  • Funny Faces for Red Nose Day

    The Junior Boys got into the spirit of Red Nose Day by making their faces funny in exchange for a donation towards the Comic...

  • Assembly Remembers the Fallen

    Bolton School Senior Boys ended the week with a Memorial Assembly, which marked the 100th anniversary since the first Old Boy...

  • Uniformed Services Dinner Commemorates the Fallen

    As part of the School’s commemoration of the centenary of the First World War, members of the School Community attended a special...

  • Mathematical Celebration for Ultimate Pi Day

    The 14th of March may be just an ordinary day for most, but in the world of Mathematics it is known as ‘Pi Day’. The 14th of...

  • Uniformed Services Dinner Commemorates the Fallen

    As part of the School’s commemoration of the centenary of the First World War, members of the School Community attended a special...

  • School to train at Real Madrid CF Academy

    Thirty seven Bolton School footballers will make an Easter visit to Madrid to take on the very best in Europe. The three Bolton...

  • Poppy Dedication to 81 Old Boys

    Headmaster Mr Philip Britton led a moving tribute to the eighty one Old Boys of Bolton School who lost their lives during World...

  • Uniformed Services Dinner Commemorates the Fallen

    As part of the School’s commemoration of the centenary of the First World War, members of the School Community attended a special...

  • Assembly Remembers the Fallen

    Bolton School Senior Boys ended the week with a Memorial Assembly, which marked the 100th anniversary since the first Old Boy...

  • Poppy Dedication to 81 Old Boys

    Headmaster Mr Philip Britton led a moving tribute to the eighty one Old Boys of Bolton School who lost their lives during World...

  • Excellent Football at Kids Cup Regional Final

    After their success in the Primary Schools Cup in November, the Junior Boys’ Football Team went on to represent Bolton Wanderers...

  • Café Scientifique Asks if Scientists Should Speak Out

    Dr Laura Waters visited the school to give a Café Scientifique presentation to Boys’ and Girls’ Division pupils in Years 11 to...

  • Sterling Performance From U14 Netball Team

    The Year 9 netball team recently competed in the Bolton Schools netball tournament. A number of teams from the Bolton area took...

  • Café Scientifique Asks if Scientists Should Speak Out

    Dr Laura Waters visited the school to give a Café Scientifique presentation to Boys’ and Girls’ Division pupils in Years 11 to...

  • County Call-Up for U17 Pair

    Two Bolton School Sixth Formers have been selected for the Lancashire Rugby U17 Squad. Over the two trial days, around one...

  • Year 12 Prepare for the Future with World of Work Day

    Year 12 students in the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions were given a morning of great careers advice from a wide variety of...

  • Year 12 Prepare for the Future with World of Work Day

    Year 12 students in the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions were given a morning of great careers advice from a wide variety of...

  • A Grand Donation for Contact the Elderly

    Last term, the Year 10 Christmas Post raised a grand total of £1,039.70 for this year’s chosen charity, Contact the Elderly. The...

  • Girls Dominate U13s Bolton Schools' Netball Tournament

    The U13 Netball team dominated the Bolton Schools’ Netball Tournament, which was hosted at the School’s Leverhulme Pavilion....

  • Bridgewater Gala Concert is a Celebration in Music

    Bolton School started its 100th and 500th birthday celebrations with a spectacular whole school Gala Concert at Manchester’s...

  • Bridgewater Gala Concert is a Celebration in Music

    Bolton School started its 100th and 500th birthday celebrations with a spectacular whole school Gala Concert at Manchester’s...

  • Bridgewater Gala Concert is a Celebration in Music

    Bolton School started its 100th and 500th birthday celebrations with a spectacular whole school Gala Concert at Manchester’s...

  • Bridgewater Gala Concert is a Celebration in Music

    Bolton School started its 100th and 500th birthday celebrations with a spectacular whole school Gala Concert at Manchester’s...

  • Bridgewater Gala Concert is a Celebration in Music

    Bolton School started its 100th and 500th birthday celebrations with a spectacular whole school Gala Concert at Manchester’s...

  • Bridgewater Gala Concert is a Celebration in Music

    Bolton School started its 100th and 500th birthday celebrations with a spectacular whole school Gala Concert at Manchester’s...

  • School Shows National Dominance at Water Polo

    Over the course of the last weekend, Bolton School has shown its dominance in water polo on the national level with the U18s...

  • Bolton School Bake Off Now Under Way

    This year’s Bolton School Bake Off is now under way! Boys’ and Girls’ Division pupils were invited to enter, and twenty-nine...

  • Ten Girls Selected for Lancashire Lacrosse U13 Squad

    A group of ten Girls’ Division pupils have been selected to join the Lancashire Lacrosse U13 squad. Year 7 girls Arabella...

  • Bolton School Bake Off Now Under Way

    This year’s Bolton School Bake Off is now under way! Boys’ and Girls’ Division pupils were invited to enter, and twenty-nine...

  • First XI Footballers Place Second in ISFA Northern Eights Competition

    The First Xl football team travelled down to The King’s School Chester on Saturday for the annual ISFA Northern Eights...

  • School Shows National Dominance at Water Polo

    Over the course of the last weekend, Bolton School has shown its dominance in water polo on the national level with the U18s...

  • The Bolt, The Magazine by Boys for Boys is Now Online

    The Bolt can now be read online. In the latest edition, which is edited by Year 10 pupil Sam Warburton, you can read a wide range...

  • Words, Wonderful Words!

    Senior School boys at Bolton School enjoyed a day absorbed in words and stories during this year’s World Book Day. The morning...

  • Marvellous Music at Young Musician of the Year Final

    Fourteen musicians took to the stage for the final of the Boys' Division's Young Musician of the Year Award. This marks the...

  • Characters Come Alive for World Book Day

    Pupils at Hesketh House Junior Girls’ School celebrated World Book Day by bringing their favourite literary characters to life....